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2018 AWARDEES

ADVOCACY AWARDS

2018 AWARDS DINNER PHOTOS

LEADERSHIP AWARDS - PUBLIC AGENCY OF THE YEAR

REGIONAL CORPORATION OF THE YEAR & NATIONAL CORPORATION OF THE YEAR

BUSINESS NETWORKING & SILENT AUCTION

LEADERSHIP AWARDS

SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR CLASS I - IV

2018 PRESIDENT'S AWARD

Images by Mike Nakamura Photography.  Property of Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council.  2018 All Rights Reserved.


ANNUAL SPONSORS

PLATINUM

 

GOLD

 

SILVER

 

BRONZE

 

EMERGING

 

VIDEOS

Video 1: Fernando Martinez, President & CEO of Northwest Mountain MSDC welcome message and Council announcements.

Video 2: Opening remarks by Fernando Martinez, President & CEO of Northwest Mountain MSDC; and, Sharon S. Lucas, Program Manager, Integrated Services | Indirect Supply Chain of The Boeing Company and Board Chairperson of Northwest Mountain MSDC, at 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction.  Introduction of the Board of Directors, the impact of business awards and the value of Leadership and Advocacy Awards.

Video 3: Nelson Reyneri, Senior VP for Sales & External Affairs for Liberty Power, Master of Ceremonies at 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction. Introduction by Fernando Martinez, President & CEO of Northwest Mountain MSDC. Many thanks to Annual Sponsors, Microsoft, Mike Nakamura Photography, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Starbucks Corporation, TDW+Co., T-Mobile USA, Inc., Trio Group, World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), Zones, Inc., Alaska Airlines, The Boeing Company, AT&T, Inc., Costco Wholesale, General Microsystems Inc. (GMI), Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Tacoma Business Center, LDC, Inc., PetroCard, PromoShop, Inc., EcoBrite Services, ELYON International, Inc., The Russell Group; and, to Wine Sponsor, Twisted Cedar Wines, Event AV support and signage by Zones, Inc., flowers by Rosanti Flowers, event programs by Trio Group and event photos by Mike Nakamura Photography.

Video 4: Rosa Santana, Founder and CEO of Santana Group; and, Keynote Speaker at 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction, shares her remarkable success story. Introduction by Nelson Reyneri.

Video 5: Kate Rhoades, Program Manager of Supplier Diversity at Zones, Inc., and 2017 Awards Committee Chairperson, presents 2017 Advocacy Awards on behalf of Northwest Mountain MSDC.  Sharon Lucas, Program Manager, Integrated Services | Indirect Supply Chain of The Boeing Company and Board Chairperson of Northwest Mountain MSDC, presents 2017 Leadership Awards for MBEs/suppliers.  With Shahzad Q. Qadri, MBEIC Chairperson and Nelson Reyneri, Master of Ceremonies.  Introduction of the 2018 Awards Committee by Nelson Reyneri.  Advocacy Award recipients deliver acceptance speeches: Earl Overstreet II of General Microsystems Inc. (GMI) receiving the 2017 John A. Gilmore Award, Bramby Tollen of Snohomish County receiving the 2017 Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney Award, and Diane Lin of Starbucks Corporation receiving the 2017 Robert L. Ryan Award.  Supplier of the Year Award recipients: Sebastian Uprimmy of inlingua Utah, Tina Koch of Magellan Architects, Aisha Kabani of Eagle Beverage and Accessory Products, and Firoz Lalji of Zones, Inc.

Video 6: Shahzad Q. Qadri, Partner at Wong Fleming, P.C. and Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) Chairperson, presents 2017 Leadership Awards on behalf of Northwest Mountain MSDC. With Sharon S. Lucas, Board Chairperson, Kate Rhoades, 2018 Awards Committee Chairperson and Nelson Reyneri, Master of Ceremonies. Introduction of MBEIC and acknowledgement of Mr. Gary Sheneman, former Board Chairperson. Award recipients delivering speeches: Linda Lee Womack of Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Tacoma Business Center receiving the 2017 Public Agency of the Year award, Michelle Keen of Enterprise of Enterprise Holdings receiving the 2017 Regional Corporation of the Year award and Joel Gillespie of Microsoft Corporation receiving the 2017 National Corporation of the Year Award.

"Work half days" - Fernando Martinez quoting Feroz Lalji, Founder and President of Zones, Inc.  Fernando is the President and CEO of Northwest Mountain MSDC. He presents four 2018 President's Awards to Richard Chacon of MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Fernando Hernandez of Microsoft Corporation, Diane Lin of Starbucks Corporation and T-Mobile USA, Inc. Chi Pak accepts the award for T-Mobile USA, Inc.  Thanks to everyone who attended the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction and congratulations to all the winners!


WINNERS LIST

 

2017 National Corporation of the Year

Microsoft Corporation

 

2017 Regional Corporation of the Year

Enterprise Holdings

 

2017 Public Agency of the Year

Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

Tacoma Business Center

 

2017 Supplier of the Year Class I

inlingua Utah

 

2017 Supplier of the Year Class II

Magellan Architects

 

2017 Supplier of the Year Class III

Eagle Beverage & Accessory Products, LLC

 

2017 Supplier of the Year Class IV

Zones, Inc.

 

2017 Robert L. Ryan Award

Diane Lin

Starbucks Corporation

 

2017 John A. Gilmore Award

Earl W. Overstreet II

General Microsystems, Inc.

 

2017 Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney Award

Bramby Tollen

Snohomish County

 

2017 President’s Award

 

T-Mobile USA, Inc.

 

Richard Chacon

MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

 

Fernando J. Hernandez

Microsoft Corporation

 

Diane Lin

Starbucks Corporation

 

Thanks to everyone who attended the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction and congratulations to all the winners!